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Tennessee to meet with NCAA Committee on Infractions next weekend

June 2nd, 2011 5:42 am by Andrew Gribble, GoVolsXTRA

Not many coaches and administrators can say they’re looking forward to their meeting with the NCAA Committee on Infractions, and Mike Hamilton admitted Wednesday that he certainly isn’t one of them. But the Tennessee athletic director is clearly ready to get it out of the way.


"This is something that’s lingered on for a long time," Hamilton said after Wednesday’s SEC spring meetings at the Sandestin Hilton beach resort.


"One of the things we’ve talked about with the NCAA folks is the lengths of these kinds of things. During the course of that, you take public hits and questions about things that maybe people speculate on, so we’re ready to get to a conclusion."


UT brass, former men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl, former football coach Lane Kiffin and all the other various parties involved in the 12 major violations levied in February’s Notice of Allegation are set to appear before the COI next weekend at the NCAA’s headquarters in Indianapolis.


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